Lithium mines bracing for the era of electric cars

Rapidly increasing demand for lithium at battery makers and electric car manufacturers is forcing these companies to enter long-term contracts with miners so they can maintain the ability to invest quickly and heavily.
Photo: /ritzau/AP/Petr David Josek
Photo: /ritzau/AP/Petr David Josek

There is plenty of lithium on earth to support the rapidly rising demand and production of lithium-ion batteries.

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